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Archive for October, 2006

Gutenberg to Google: Vocation in our homes, Volume 5

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

In the previous “Gutenberg to Google” article, I discussed how Martin Luther used teaching aids, including illustrations, in his tracts, articles, and New Testament, all translated into German, the language of the people he served. I noted that we continue this heritage today through the use of “user friendly” pedagogical aids that are age-appropriate; from […]

Gutenberg to Google: Fun & Faithful…living in a “both/and” publishing world, Volume 4

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

In my last “Gutenberg to Google” article, I talked about Martin Luther’s concept of the “priesthood of all believers” and how he encouraged that concept through the publication of small pamphlets that were easily read and discussed by lay people, not only in their churches, but in their homes and communities. Martin Luther, with the […]

Gutenberg to Google: Priesthood of all believers, Volume 3

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

In the last “Gutenberg to Google” eNewsletter, I talked about the need for 15th century printers to be both ministry and business and the heritage between that and the vocation that calls those of us who work for Augsburg Fortress to be business people proclaiming the Gospel. When Martin Luther talked about “vocation” he didn’t […]



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